My old WC claim is in inactive status due to inactivity and is set to expire a few weeks from now. I still see a doctor for my injury. I hired a lawyer month ago to help me either settle or reactivate my claim. He filed a LSS application and my old employer signed it without a fight (it's awaiting approval) which makes me think it's maybe not such a good deal for me. I want to reactivate my claim, but my lawyer keeps insisting I should settle and won't explain why I shouldn't apply for PTD or PPD. There is ample supporting documentation. I just don't know what my options are. To complicate things further, I no longer live in Ohio, which is where the injury occurred. Is it possible to get a claim reactivated this close to it's expiration date?
Since you have an attorney, who has had the chance to get all the facts from you, he or she is the best source for this type of advice. Schedule an appointment. Write your questions down. Then go get them answered.
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If your injury occurred in Ohio while you were employed there, you will need an Ohio workers' compensation attorney. You have posted this question under Oregon's workers' comp section.
By all means talk to the workers compensation attorney you have. He/she is in the best place with all the facts to assist you.
Best of luck!
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